Intel announced the exit of its crucial executive, Jim Keller, the vice president of the company, who was a prominent player in designing several of the company’s CPU due to personal reasons. The news of the exit was broken in the blog post on the Intel official blog along with the disclosure of the changes in the company’s Technology, System Architecture, and Client group that Keller handled. The post said that Jim Keller stays with the group for six months as an advisor. However, he would not be the formal Intel employee.
Intel Announces The Exit of Jim Keller
“Intel appreciates Mr. Keller’s work over the past two years, helping them continue advancing Intel’s product leadership, and they wish him and his family all the best for the future,” Intel has said about the Keller’s exit from the company.”
Exceptional architect and leader
As per the information from the internal sources, Raja Koduri Intel’s senior vice president, chief architect, and general manager of Architecture, Graphics, and Software would take retain the control of the work and lead the architecture roadmap of Intel. Jim Keller is considered an exceptional architect in the industry, and his relinquishing of the position is looked upon as a loss for Intel by industry experts.
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Played crucial roles at various companies
Keller had helped the company to launch its integral K7 architecture and also took charge of the design of the AMD 64 bit Athlon 64 Jim Keller is accredited for leading the much talked about Ryzen Chips and AMD’s Zen architecture. After leaving AMD, he also worked with Tesla for some time. He later joined Intel as the silicon engineering head in 2018.
Changes in the leadership of the TSCG group at Intel
As Keller’s departure was announced, Intel also revealed some of the critical changes in its TSCG group headed by Venkata Renduchintala.
The former CEO and founder of Net Speed, Sundari Mitra, to lead the IP Engineering Group. Gene Scuteri will be heading the Xeon and Networking Engineering Group. Daaman Hejmadi is taking charge of the Client Engineering Group focused on SoC execution.
History of Short Work Stints at companies
The exiting vice president has a legacy of staying in the companies for a few years and then move on to newer avenues to explore higher challenges. He remained for Intel for two years, which is considered his shortest stay at the company. He is regarded as a mastermind when it comes to microprocessor and chips architecture and has many laurels to his credits.